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Posted: 3/27/2009 6:59:49 AM EDT
i was reading on a thread here where someone suggested buying veterinary antibiotics for storage because they were the same as ones for us anybody have any info on if thats correct or not and if so where to get them from
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 7:05:11 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/27/2009 7:24:01 AM EDT by sherm8404]
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 7:07:09 AM EDT
This link might help you. Also use google to search it for pet stores who sell them.

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Link Posted: 3/27/2009 10:57:19 AM EDT
Every vet PenG I've seen requires refrigeration- not a good choice for SHTF. I used to have a small dorm room ref in the barn for Pen G and beer. I good some strange looks from a visitor who wondered if the PenG was for VD.

I think there are some crystalized human products that you have to reconstitute, kind of like rocephrin (sp?)
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 11:56:58 AM EDT
As always, I have to throw in here.........we use several antibiotics in animals that are toxic in people.........

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Link Posted: 3/27/2009 12:32:22 PM EDT
As a former vet tech. Talk to your vet about the meds and try to get a pre caculated dose for your animal. Also ask if you get some 1CC syringes along with some others ones. I have a crash for my dog/ferrets. It has a assortment of diff. gage needles, iv bag and hookup, vet wrap which works for people to, and couple of other things.
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 1:51:59 PM EDT
I don't think animals are the OP's primary concern.
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 2:01:23 PM EDT
several of the newer ones are toxic to humans or unapproved animals
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 7:29:45 PM EDT
Keep it simple. Just get you basic anti-biotics.
Link Posted: 3/27/2009 8:17:57 PM EDT
Get a doctors med. book they sell for $25.00 and cross check the name of the drugs and check dosages as well. If they are the same they can be used in humans if not it may be dangerous to use in humans
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